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Saint Anthony of Egypt

January 17

Saint Anthony of Egypt, Father of Monks, with His Pig

Memorial of Saint Anthony
of Egypt, abbot

Pray the Scriptures for this memorial. For a video reflection on today’s Gospel,
click HERE, then scroll down and click on today’s date. Invite the Gospel
into your heart with lectio divina.

Who was the abbot Saint Anthony of Egypt?

Send an e-card. Make Saint Antony of the Desert Soup, and find prayers and
activities to celebrate his day. Print a coloring page of Anthony sent into the desert.

Saint Anthony was one of the first of the Desert Fathers and Mothers. The WHAT?
Enjoy reading more about this saint from a web site of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt.

Read Saint Anthony hymn texts sung by our Byzantine Catholic and Eastern Orthodox brothers and sisters.
Visit the Monastery of Saint Anthony near Anthony’s cave in the Egyptian desert.
American monks carry on the traditions of Saint Anthony in the Arizona desert.

How would you celebrate this feast with children?
Do you know the Legend of Saint Anthony and His Pig?

Details

Date:
January 17
Event Category:

St. Jude Catholic Church
2130 Pemberton Drive
Ft. Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 484-6609

St. Jude Catholic School
2110 Pemberton Drive
Ft. Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 484-4611

Parish Office Hours
8 am - 4 pm Mon-Fri

Music Ministry
(260) 484-6609